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Yorkshire and the Humber News

The latest news from Health Education England, working across Yorkshire and the Humber.

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Postgraduate Dean’s Conference

Posted12 April 2017

The Postgraduate Dean’s Conference took place on Friday,17th March 2017 and was a great success.

The event has traditionally been focused on medical and dental training but this year Health Education England welcomed Allied Health Professionals, Pharmacists and Managers...

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Talent for Care Awards across Yorkshire and the Humber

Posted20 March 2017

On Friday 10th March we held our 7th annual celebratory Talent for Care Awards during National Apprenticeship Week to celebrate NHS Apprenticeships and the Support Staff workforce from across Yorkshire and the Humber. 

180 guests attended The Guildhall, Hull (City of...

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Physician Associate (PA) Careers Fair - Wednesday 15 March 2017

Posted17 March 2017

There was a great buzz on Wednesday, 15 March as the University of Leeds and Sheffield Hallam University co-hosted the first Physician Associate Careers Fair event in Leeds. 

A range of providers including acute trusts, community trusts and primary care/CCGs were all present to meet PA...

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Independent evaluation of the Advanced Practices Scheme (ATPS) across Yorkshire and the Humber

Posted14 March 2017

In January 2017 HEE commissioned an independent evaluation of the Advanced Practices Scheme (ATPS) by the Centre for Health and Social Care Research (CHSCR) at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). The ground breaking scheme which commenced in 2009, is funded by Health Education England (HEE) and...

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Sir Keith Pearson and Prof Ian Cumming meet trainee Nursing Associates at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

Posted27 January 2017

On the 11th January we were delighted to host a visit of Sir Keith Pearson and Prof Ian Cumming to Leeds to meet some of our new trainee Nursing Associates who are starting their pilot programme this month.


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RADAR: Networking for Success - update (January 2017)

Posted16 January 2017

Leadership Associate Beverley Powell gives us an update in advance of the RADAR: Networking for Success workshop in February - a unique development opportunity for BAME healthcare staff in our region.

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Employers asked to provide their staff with more training on responsible antibiotic use

Posted19 April 2017

Health Education England (HEE) is calling on employers and healthcare providers to do more to make sure their staff are well-trained in how to combat antimicrobial resistance,...

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Pilot sites announced for new surgical training programme

Posted6 April 2017

The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) and Health Education England have today announced the first 19 Trusts and hospitals that they will be working with to deliver the Improving Surgical Training project (IST).

The pilot sites, from 8 Schools of Surgery and Training Boards throughout the UK...

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Five Year Forward View Delivery Plan - Workforce update

Posted3 April 2017

Professor Ian Cumming, Chief Executive, Health Education England said:

Health Education England (HEE) is continuing to grow the workforce in priority areas such as general practice, nursing and urgent and emergency care, helping to support a future NHS that will be bigger and better...

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Health Education England reacts to Nurse First programme announcement

Posted31 March 2017

Following today’s announcement of a new fast track ‘Nurse First' programme to attract high achieving graduates into a career in nursing, Health Education England have issued the following statement:

Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Director of Nursing & Deputy Director of Education and...

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